From manuscripts in possession of Swan family.
Garb of Mr. Samuel Swan
who died August 6, 1808, aged 86. Father
of Major Samuel Swan
and grandfather of Dr. Daniel Swan
A three corner fine Beaver
black hat. A large full curled wig. A claret colored fine broad cloth coat with wide flaps and large pockets.
A long waistcoat flared off at bottom, with large pockets and buttoned up high in front.
Small clothes of black cloth with knee band and knee buckles, black woolen stockings.
Shoes high at the instep, with wide straps and large silver buckles.
A plain smooth cane with a gold head and metal end. Gloves.
This dress he wore on Sundays to church and when he went to Boston
to get his quarterly dividends on his United States